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Harbaugh Can Do Better Than ND

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EIGHT YEARS AGO, when Notre Dame went looking for a head football coach, the advice from here was: Go West. When it comes to college football, it doesn't get much more West than Stanford.

Not that anyone around here was in a hurry to lose Tyrone Willingham. After inheriting the wreckage of Bill Walsh's second tenure at Stanford, he led the Cardinal to four bowl games in seven seasons. But you couldn't deny that Willingham was everything Notre Dame was looking for.

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